Land Development Notice


Land Development Services
12055 Government Center Parkway
Fairfax, Virginia  22035
703-324-1780, TTY 711

June 10, 2014

Adopted Amendments to the Code of Virginia Related to Preliminary Subdivision Plats and Plan Approval

 The General Assembly adopted the following amendments to Title 15.2 (Counties, Cities and Towns) of the Code of Virginia. For additional information, click on the section number to view the amended text.

§ 15.2-2260. Submission of Preliminary Subdivision Plats
Effective July 1, 2014, the submission of a preliminary subdivision plat for tentative approval is now at the option of the landowner for plats involving 50 or fewer lots.  

§ 15.2-2261. When a Plan is Deemed Approved
Effective July 1, 2013, a site/subdivision plan is deemed approved once the only requirement remaining to be satisfied in order to obtain a building permit is the execution of any agreement and posting of any bonds and escrows or the submission of any other administrative documents, agreements, deposits, or fees required in order to obtain the permit.  However, any fees that are customarily due and owing at the time of review of the plan shall be paid in a timely manner.

The county is in the process of updating the applicable sections of the county codes. If you have any questions, please contact the Site Code Research and Development Branch at 703‑324-1780, TTY 711.


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